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44 min ago | World Magazine

Critics throw cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

In 2012, "Gangnam Style" parodies stormed the internet. In 2013, thousands posted videos of themselves convulsing to the "Harlem Shake."


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Non-Profit, Pelham, NY, Yonkers, NY

5 hrs ago | EETimes

David Ashton

Purely for interest, how many readers can get their tongue nearly down to their chin like that? I tried and get less than half way.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

9 hrs ago | Suria

Ice Ice Baby: Best celebrity reactions to the ice bucket challenge

Andy Lau has done it. Bill Gates has done it. And almost all Hollywood celebrities in Tinstletown are on the #ALSicebucketchallenge bandwagon.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Korean-American, Lee Hsien Loong

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Mothers can lead the way

I was dismayed to see the latest video from the pro-life activist group Live Action, which specializes in investigating what's going on inside America's "women's health clinics."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Abortion

KTVU Oakland

Bay Area favorites jump on the Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon

Love it or hate it, the ALS ice bucket challenge is having an extended moment in the social media spotlight.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Alameda County, CA


Coding in N.J. classrooms: 'Language' of computer science grows as life-skill

Microsoft founder Bill Gates got his first exposure at age 13. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started when he was about 12. Twitter creator Jack Dorsey was 8 and Dropbox founder Drew Houston was just 5. These gurus of tech were only kids when they began learning how to program a computer.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

CNET News.com

Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Washington Post


Three former executives - all of them among the world's richest men - and their spouses have all contributed more than $1.1 million Washington state to adopt universal background checks for all gun sales.


Related Topix: University of Washington, US Politics, US News

Bangkok Post

Ice bucket challenge arrives in Thailand

Learning > Learning From News Both celebrities and ordinary folks here in Thailand are dousing themselves with icy-cold water, aimed at eliminating one of the world's most dreaded diseases.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease

Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads and donating to fight Lou Gehrig's disease, in a fundraising effort that has gone viral.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Facebook


Microsoft Won't Imminently Name Board Replacement to Steve Ballmer

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Mozilla, Apple, Wireless, Emerging Technology

The Washington Post

CEOs doing the ice bucket challenge

Aug 14, 2014: Chicago Cubs vice president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is dunked with a bucket of water as part of the ice bucket challenge in awareness for ALS research.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Jeff Bezos, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft


Think The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Stupid? You're Wrong.

The Internet is alight with the Ice Bucket Challenge, a silly joke that's being shared on social media by billionaires.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Life, Charity


09:55 8 wrongest things said about Google

In the 10 years since Google became a public company, there have been a lot of predictions made about the search engine giant.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Microsoft

Wall Street Journal

After 1,887 tweets a minute, charities seek their very own ice bucket

Celebrities from Bill Gates to Jimmy Fallon to Justin Timberlake have dumped buckets of ice of themselves as a campaign to raise awareness for ALS goes viral.


Related Topix: Now, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Non-Profit, Microsoft, Startups, Rye, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Top 10 celebrity ice bucket challenges

From Microsoft mogul Bill Gates to pop sensation Justin Bieber , some big names have been taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge , the latest social media trend to raise as much money as possible for the research and treatment of motor neurone disease.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, J Lo, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Taylor Swift, Entertainment

101.5 The River

Hearings Begin For Common Core Repeal Bill

Three days of hearings on a bill to repeal Common Core education standards are set to begin on Monday at the Ohio Statehouse.


Related Topix: Ohio, Education Etc., Microsoft, Startups

Business Journal

Why introverts are more effective leaders than extroverts

Have you ever thought that your naturally introverted tendencies may impede your growth in the business sphere? Extroverts are everywhere, making connections and shaking hands, but an outgoing spirit isn't in your repertoire - that can get discouraging.


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Myrtle Beach Online

Issac Bailey blog | And the lone billionaire living in South Carolina is ...

Bill Gates, worth an estimated $80 billion, remains the richest man in the U.S. according to a ranking of the richest person in each state.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Education

Wall Street Journal

Ice Bucket Challenge: Cook, Zuckerberg, Nadella and More

The "ice bucket challenge," a campaign to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis that is likely sweeping through your Facebook The latest group to allow a bucket of ice water to be dumped over their heads includes Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , Apple No one is immune: Everyone from your friends up the block to ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Christie, US Governors, Microsoft, Netflix